Brewed by Brauhaus Faust zu Miltenberg
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Miltenberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
One thing is clear: Faust Kräusen is unfiltered. The character of this strong golden special beer is mild, fresh, full-bodied and flowery malt, hops flower with fine and light honey fragrance.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (7701) - Plzen, - FEB 6, 2007
bottled. murky golden with a lingering head. bockish aroma of alcohol and golden syrup. tasted of kiwi fruit and honey on toast, some vanilla, quite heady, plenty of alcohol showing but in a good way

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GoufCustom (1218) - HONG KONG - NOV 22, 2015

500ml flip-top bottle opened with loud “pop” bought at Great Food Hall in Pacific Place, Admiralty.

Cloudy hazy straw golden honey colour with a thin trace of dirt-like yeast sediments; Explosive three finger head and crumpety white foam which last for two minutes; Excellent sticky lacing and quite fizzy carbonation; Fragrant sweet aroma of bready malt, with strong floral, strong honey, sugar cane, spices, bread, yeast, faint lemon and light grass; Close to medium sweet taste of full malt, with floral, honey, strong molasses, thick bread, yeast, moderate lemon, light bitter hops and light grass; Mid to light body. Slick palate; Mouth feel is full maltyness in a solid body and fairly thick background. Full glory of floral, honey and molasses permeates. Lightly spiced, bready and quite yeasty. Light lemon to round. Very nice!... Hoppiness is strong floral, strong honey, spices, faint lemon and light grass in nose and taste; Bitterness is moderately light for an abrupt, low astringent sweet malty finish; Quite dry after taste. Nice sweet and quite easy to mouth.

Comments: This is a very solid Zwickel / Kellerbier with good looks, strong maltyness, expressive flowal and honey characters. More like an unfiltered version of Faust’s Helles. Easily enjoyable!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (2815) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 20, 2015
0,5 l bottle BB 29.10.15 caramel, cereal, herbs, golden, cloudy, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, slick feel, average carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kkarpfen (33) - - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle from Getränke Star in Trier. Pours hazy amber with nice white head. Scent of honey and flour. Taste is unexpected hoppy bitterness with sweet finish. Creamy texture with long finish. Recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sound67 (595) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUN 28, 2015
Maker: Brauhaus Faust zu Miltenberg, Miltenberg, Germany *** Beer: Faust Kräusen Naturtrüb (bottled, unfiltered, 500ml) *** Style: Landbier/Zwicklbier *** ALC.VOL.: 5.5% *** Colour: Hazy golden yellow; big, fluffy head. *** Nose: Mild orange zest, barley, straw. *** Texture: Medium body, hardly watery at all. Rather mild carbonation. *** Taste: Slightly sweetish at the start: hay, yeast, white bread, whiff of lemon. A bit more bitter towards the middle, with barley, straw and hops. Moderately bitter finish: hoppy, some bread. More of the same in the medium-long aftertaste. *** Impressions: Very good, highly quaffable and typical Zwicklbier type brew. Some nice bitterness towards the end, some malt notes for balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeinDahlem (1396) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2015
Bought from a Berlin supermarket in a card-stock six-pack. Orange-amber color, reasonable foam. Nose of orange zest, caramel, wet grain, alcohol, some sherry-like oxidation (still three months from best-by date). The beer is fairly sweet and lacking in bite, a bit of a zesty-dusty edge from the yeast. Flabby, let’s say. It’s drinkable enough. It has character. But a little more bitterness here would do wonders I think.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (6008) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2015
Eigentlich ganz ok, wenn auch recht vorausschaubar. Dabei leicht im Getreide, ein paar Kräuter, etwas Malz und Karamell. Absolut trinkbar, mild, vollkommen ok ohne groß zu punkten.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
McTapps (6045) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle from IxI Getränkemarkt in Frankfurt. The beer has got a hazy golden-strawy colour with an airy head and medium body. Aroma of hops and straw. Taste of hops, grains, dust, basement, white bread and white. Hints of flowers, herbs and fruits. Solid in its style, yet nothing extraordinary good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3595) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Many thanks for this Swing-top bottle to kevnic2008. Jasne zlociste po dolaniu wymieszanych drozdzy robi sie jasno brazowe. Piana srednia ale opadajaca szybko. Smak fajny piekarniczy nieco, pszenny, glownie skorke chleba wyczulem. Delikatne bez gazu, goryczka uboga.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (6242) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2015
*Old rating, best before 20.07.04. Schön weich-mildes frisch herbes Bier. Feie Herbe im Abgang, süffiger Körper mit einem Hauch Malz.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (2820) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2014
50cl fliptop, Maruhn bb04/2015. Apple syrup on toast in aroma, honey-buttered bread in taste, near-chewy mouthfeel stopping short of quaffable. Natural, malt-driven Keller/Kräusen.

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